Poor Rebiya Kadeer, when she was convicted and sentenced in China for “leaking state secrets”, the indignant people accused China of prosecuting people for political crimes and “suppression”. Now, we learn of yet another poor old Uighur, this time a 62-year-old man named Babur Mehsut, who has been arrested and jailed for “unlawful acquisition and distribution of information relating to individuals for the benefit of a foreign power.”
In Sweden. The arrest was made by Säpo, that country’s secret service.
What was his crime? He passed some information about Uighurs abroad to some Chinese journalists. Right…
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